Thursday Jul 17
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
The Strand will host BOC's production of Britten's 'Albert Herring' July 24-27
Next week, Dorchester will be participating in the worldwide centenary celebrations of the British composer Benjamin Britten with four free performances of one of his comic operas at the Strand Theatre, thanks to the annual visit of the crowd-and critic-pleasing Boston Opera Collaborative .
Edge Chamber Choir set to make Ludlow debut
THE Edge Chamber Choir, described as a fusion of voices and the saxophone, is set to make its debut in Ludlow.
Los Angeles Times
Benjamin Britten triumphs in San Francisco
The title character of Benjamin Britten's first and best-known opera is a social outcast in a claustrophobic fishing village on the raw British coast.
A full program of instrumental Britten concludes the SFS centennial celebration
The focus of the final program in the Britten Centennial Celebration series of concerts by the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall, conducted by Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas , consisted entirely of Benjamin Britten's instrumental music.
Opera returns to the stage of Davies Symphony Hall and triumphs
During the course of his tenure with the San Francisco Symphony , Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas has experimented several times with the performance of full-length operas, usually working with a stage director who judiciously used the space on the Davies Symphony Hall stage not occupied by the orchestra.
Alex Jennings on Scaring Children (But Not Too Much) in London's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Alex Jennings won a 2003 Olivier Award for playing Henry Higgins in the Trevor Nunn-directed revival of My Fair Lady , and the protean actor is now back at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in an altogether different sort of show.
Iron Tongue of Midnight
Lower Prices for Peter Grimes at SF Symphony
If you're hesitating about going to see Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes at San Francisco Symphony, perhaps this special price offer will get you off the fence, or perhaps the preview page at SFS .